Patricia Fourcand quoted in the Montreal Gazette on Black History Month

February 1, 2021 | Patricia Fourcand | Montréal

Montreal Gazette

Black History Month: Black Montrealers reflect on a tumultuous year

At first, Patricia Fourcand tried to not get consumed by Floyd’s death.

“For years, we have seen videos of young (Black) boys, adolescents, young men being killed by police officers,” said the family lawyer, 46, who has a 15-year-old son. “Every time, it breaks my heart. Every time, I have had to grieve another death caused by prejudice, racism and ignorance.”

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